- Schedule of Classes - August 11, 2020 7:15PM EDT
- Course Catalog - August 11, 2020 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.
Focuses on how different molecular and genetic approaches have led to major advances in neuroscience. Lectures, student presentations, and discussions examine original research articles. Topics include ligand-gated channels, potassium channels, seven membrane spanning receptors, olfaction, pain and cold receptors, neurotransmitter release, neural networks, epilepsy, optogenetics, and circadian rhythms.
When Offered Fall (offered in even-numbered years only).
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIONB 2220 or BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3320.
Distribution Category (PBS-AS, BIO-AS)
- Demonstrate mastery of reading primary scientific literature in molecular neuroscience
- Demonstrate ability to present scientific information from primary literature to a broad audience by oral presentation.
- Demonstrate ability to apply basic scientific principles to formulate hypotheses that explain raw scientific data.
- Develop a clear understanding of the utility of model genetic organisms in the field of neuroscience.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- TRCorson-Mudd W364
- Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
Prerequisite: BIONB 2220 or BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3320.
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